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Andrea Bocelli - Viaggio Italiano


Release Date: 11/18/1997 
Label:  Universal   Catalog #: 533123   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniFrancesco CilèaGiuseppe VerdiGaetano Donizetti,   ... 
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli
Conductor:  Vladimir FedoseyevRenato Serio
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Radio Symphony OrchestraMoscow Choral Academy
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Selection includes Messagio Bocelle - A spoken message from Andrea Bocelli.
Swedish import; includes a bonus track, "Adeste Fidelis."
Andrea Bocelli's is a strikingly individual voice, a plangent tenor given to shaded crooning yet capable of exhilarating, effortless lifts to high C. The individual behind the voice is equally remarkable: blind from childhood, Tuscan Bocelli became a lawyer whose passion for music led him to study with his idol Franco Corelli. He records both classical and pop music, but unlike most pop singers who try the classics, he has the chops; unlike most opera stars who cross over into pop he has the ability to create the illusion of simple, spontaneous expression.
VIAGGIO ITALIANO comprises songs that
Read more would have formed the heart of an Italian-American's 78-rpm record collection in the 1920s. There are beloved opera arias such as "La Donna e Mobile" from Verdi's 'Rigoletto,' spiritual classics like Schubert's "Ave Maria," and sentimental Neapolitan songs such as "O Sole Mio," which were among the first international pop hits in the early days of recording. By going here, Bocelli invites comparisons with legends of the past--Caruso, Gigli, Lanza--all mentioned in his liner note, but he knows what he's doing and he does it with confidence and affection. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vladimir Fedoseyev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Moscow Choral Academy
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1995 
Venue:  Mosfilm Studios, Moscow, Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2. L'Arlesiana: E la solita storia...Anch'io vorrei "Lamento" by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vladimir Fedoseyev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897/1937; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1995 
Venue:  Mosfilm Studios, Moscow, Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3. Macbeth: Ah, la paterna mano by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vladimir Fedoseyev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847/1865; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1995 
Venue:  Mosfilm Studios, Moscow, Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4. Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vladimir Fedoseyev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1995 
Venue:  Mosfilm Studios, Moscow, Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5. L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vladimir Fedoseyev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1995 
Venue:  Mosfilm Studios, Moscow, Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranged: Alberto Zedda 
6. Panis angelicus by César Franck
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vladimir Fedoseyev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Moscow Choral Academy
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Date of Recording: 1995 
Venue:  Mosfilm Studios, Moscow, Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: Orchestrated: L. Michelot 
7. Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vladimir Fedoseyev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1995 
Venue:  Mosfilm Studios, Moscow, Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: Orchestrated: Felix Weingartner 
8. 'O sole mio by Eduardo Di Capua
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vladimir Fedoseyev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1995 
Venue:  Mosfilm Studios, Moscow, Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Orchestrated: Renato Serio 
9. Core 'ngrato by Salvatore Cardillo
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vladimir Fedoseyev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1995 
Venue:  Mosfilm Studios, Moscow, Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Orchestrated: Renato Serio 
10. Santa Lucia luntana by E. A. Mario
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vladimir Fedoseyev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Moscow Choral Academy
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1995 
Venue:  Mosfilm Studios, Moscow, Russia 
Length: 5 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Orchestrated: Renato Serio 
11. I' te vurria vasà by Eduardo Di Capua
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vladimir Fedoseyev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1995 
Venue:  Mosfilm Studios, Moscow, Russia 
Length: 5 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Orchestrated: Renato Serio 
12. Tu ca nun chiagne by Ernesto De Curtis
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vladimir Fedoseyev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 1995 
Venue:  Mosfilm Studios, Moscow, Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Orchestrated: Renato Serio 
13. O marenariello by Salvatore Gambardella
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vladimir Fedoseyev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Moscow Choral Academy
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1995 
Venue:  Mosfilm Studios, Moscow, Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Orchestrated: Renato Serio 
14. Piscatore 'e Pusilleco by Ernesto Tagliaferri
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vladimir Fedoseyev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1995 
Venue:  Mosfilm Studios, Moscow, Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Orchestrated: Renato Serio 
15. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Renato Serio
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Moscow Choral Academy
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Date of Recording: 12/16/1994 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: Latin 

Sound Samples

Adeste Fideles

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